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The chemical compound 1,3,5-triazine, also called s-triazine, is an organic chemical compound whose chemical structure has a six-membered heterocyclic aromatic ring consisting of three carbon atoms and three nitrogen atoms. It is a common reagent, and readily form derivatives, which are used as pharmaceutical products and herbicides.
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The atoms in triazine rings are analogous to those in benzene rings, which makes triazines aromatic compounds like benzene.
The most common derivative of 1,3,5-triazine is 2,4,6-triamino-1,3,5-triazine, commonly known as melamine or cyanuramide. Another important derivative is 2,4,6-trihydroxy-1,4,5-triazine better known as cyanuric acid.
The 1,3,5-triazine is one of three triazines, the two other isomers being 1,2,3-triazine and 1,2,4-triazine.
Categories: Triazines | Simple aromatic rings
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